Sebastian InletThe Sebastian Inlet Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1997 and spans portions of Brevard and Indian River counties in Florida. Our mission is the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. More Details
Check it out: Long Doggers raising some awareness and cash for our sea oats planting project. Thanks…
Check it out: Long Doggers raising some awareness and cash for our sea oats planting project. Thanks guys and we hope to see those who bought a surfboard today!
One in every three bottlenose dolphins tested in the Indian River Lagoon has antibodies to a bacteria…
One in every three bottlenose dolphins tested in the Indian River Lagoon has antibodies to a bacteria that can make them more vulnerable to other deadly infections, according to a new study. http://on.flatoday.com/NjYgA1
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Volunteers are needed to plant sea oats in the Archie Carr Wildlife Refuge on Sunday afternoon, 2/9, and in Indialantic and Satellite Beach on Saturday morning, 2/15.
The Saturday plantings (2/15) will be in Indialantic and Satellite Beach; across from LongDoggers/Indialantic and at Pelican Beach Park in Satellite.
Archie Carr will be around noon. We will firm up times and post official event invites in the coming weeks.
We were blessed with beautiful weather, great BBQ, four rockin’ bands, and an incredible turnout. The new T-shirts had just come in from the printers, so everyone had an opportunity to be well-dressed. Kona Brewing Company sponsored us with a massive supply of beer. There were thousands of dollars worth of raffle items that went to lucky winners. We had so much fun we’re already looking at doing more events; it definitely won’t be a year before we do another party. Look for something else coming up sooner rather than later!
SRF-SI thanks our 2012 Kick-Off Party sponsors
This is Space Coast Reef!
This incredibly unique stretch of nearshore reef along the Brevard county coast is threatened.
Although the US EPA calls it “the premier community in the area”, and the National Marine Fisheries Service has designated it an Essential Fish Habitat (and upgraded that to Habitat Area of Particular Concern), a planned dredge project would BURY at least three acres of this reef.
This reef area is also home to some of the East Coast’s best known surf breaks, such as RC’s. World champion CJ Hobgood grew up and learned to surf here.
Taxpayer dollars to BURY a reef??
The Sebastian Inlet Chapter of Surfrider Foundation is leading the fight to protect this living reef.
Our chapter just finished a very successful fundraising and membership drive with Long Doggers, including events at each of their four restaurants on consecutive Saturdays through June. Big thanks to the people at Long Doggers and all of those who showed up, contributed, and joined Surfrider Foundation!
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